Arkansas Outdoor Skills Network


Overview

Welcome to the Arkansas Outdoor Skills Network; your one-stop resource for programs offered by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and a network of partners who support hunting, fishing, wildlife, outdoor recreation, land management, conservation leadership, and more! Thank you for your interest in discovering a program that helps you connect with our natural resources and the outdoors.

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Event types and descriptions are merely guidelines to help you choose what is best for you -- they are not prerequisites.

Beginner: Attend a Basic course or class. Skill awareness and knowledge imparted. Potentially may get to actively participate in the skill. Participation is with an instructor or mentor. Mostly classroom style instruction.

Intermediate: Opportunity for active participation in the skill. Experience may be under guided instruction or mentorship. Individual pursuit of skill development is encouraged. Student may or may not have outdoor gear for this skill.

Advanced: Outdoor Skill is developing with advanced techniques. Active use of the skill is pursued. Minimal mentoring. Engagement with the outdoor community that uses this skill is cultivated. Student has basic outdoor gear to use for this skill.

Expert: Outdoor skill techniques are perfected. Seeks advanced or new experiences within that skill. Is actively involved with the outdoor community. Has obtained the gear that is needed for the skill.

Mentor: Outdoor skill is perfected. Actively involved in the outdoor community. Seeks to instruct or mentor others. Actively invites others to join in this skill. Plans outdoor skill opportunities.

Educator/Instructor/Coach/Volunteer: Professional development workshop, training, or instructor certifications for educators, instructors, coaches and volunteers.

Note Some events will require that registrants have taken a Hunter Education or Boater Education course. Event registration for youth 13 and under require adult permission.

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August 2022

  • Aug 9 Tue

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    Fishing-Women and Wild Game: Fish

    Registration Open 3 of 15 seats remaining

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    Forrest L. Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center Jonesboro, AR 72404

    • Tuesday, August 9, 2022 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Aug 9 Tue

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    Fishing Becoming an Outdoors Woman Fish Cleaning

    Registration Open 4 of 15 seats remaining

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    Governor Mike Huckabee Delta Rivers Nature Center Pine Bluff, AR 71611

    • Tuesday, August 9, 2022 5:30pm - 7:30pm
  • Aug 9 Tue

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    Fishing-Beginners Guide to Artificial Baits

    Registration Open 905 of 1000 seats remaining

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    Virtual Classroom Anywhere, AR 72086

    • Tuesday, August 9, 2022 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Aug 10 Wed

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    Youth Art Workshop

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    Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center Fort Smith, AR 72916

    • Wednesday, August 10, 2022 9:00am - 11:00am
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    Kiddy Kamp - O is for Owl

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    Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center Fort Smith, AR 72916

    • Wednesday, August 10, 2022 9:00am - 11:00am
  • Aug 10 Wed

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    Youth Art Workshop

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    Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center Fort Smith, AR 72916

    • Wednesday, August 10, 2022 1:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Aug 11 Thu

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    Youth Art Workshop

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    Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center Fort Smith, AR 72916

    • Thursday, August 11, 2022 9:00am - 11:00am
  • Aug 12 Fri

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    Nature-Snakes!

    Registration Open 50 of 50 seats remaining

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    Cane Creek State Park Star City, AR 71667

    • Friday, August 12, 2022 1:30pm - 2:30pm
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    Hunting-Beginning Bowhunting

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    Janet Huckabee Arkansas River Valley Nature Center Fort Smith, AR 72916

    • Friday, August 12, 2022 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Aug 13 Sat

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    Marksmanship-Couples Beginner Pistol Fundamentals

    Full Event with Wait List 0 of 10 seats remaining

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    Dr. James E Moore Jr. Camp Robinson Firing Range Conway, AR 72032

    • Saturday, August 13, 2022 8:30am - 12:30pm
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